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Issue 1083

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Melvin Sparks

Melvin Sparks : Live At Nectar's

Melvin Sparks releases his posthumous live album and what a stone cold classic it is.The high intensity never drifts off course.

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chick Corea

Chick Corea : The Musician

The highlights are many fold whether it be joining forces with the terrifically on form and electrifying, John McLaughlin on 'Spirit Rides' or the hysterically comical Bobby McFerrin on 'I’ve Got The World On A String.'

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Norman Connors

Norman Connors : Valentine Love: The Buddah/Arista Anthology

Norman Connors is without doubt a towering figure who merged jazz and soul effortlessly into his own unique style.Sumptuous stuff indeed!

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Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio (Alligator Records) @bluesandsoul.com

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio (Alligator Records)

Elvin Bishop’s latest album, “Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio” features him on guitar and vocals and has a stripped down “live” good-time feel...

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Diazpora: Islands

Legere Recordings forge ahead with funk once more in the guise of veteran band, Diazpora and as they say 'the funk does not stand still, it's on a constant journey...

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TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND : LIVE FROM THE FOX OAKLAND

Described as the best Rock n Soul band in the world by Robert Elms I for one, tend to agree with him having witnessed their raw visceral power last year live...

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The Manhattans : I Kinda Missed You The Anthology 1973-1987

Fans of The Chi lites, Barry White,The Stylistics etc are going to love this choice retrospective,full of stirring string crescendos,fine harmonies and hefty arrangements

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Graham Central Station : Three Original Classic Funk Albums

Larry Graham, formerly of Sly and the Family Stone and the inventor of slap bass needs no introduction and funk afficionados and hopefully newcomers too, are going to be thrilled with this excellent release.

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Archie Drell & The Drells : Let's Groove

Dance floor dons and longtime Gamble & Huff associates get their retrospective career documented on this excellent 2cd corker!

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Chip Wickham : La Sombra

Manchester's Chip Wickham releases a jazz roots blinder that has a real classic edge to it - full of verve and taste.

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